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Bangladesh (bgd)


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Bangladesh ranks 10,750th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Alexandria, West Dunbartonshire, Alexandria, Romania, and The Bahamas. Memorable people born in Bangladesh include Avijit Roy. Memorable people who died in Bangladesh include Bayazid Bastami. Bangladesh has been the birth place of many writers and the death place of many philosophers. Bangladesh is located in Bangladesh.

Bangladesh, officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh, is a country in South Asia. It is the eighth-most populous country in the world and is among the most densely populated countries with a population of nearly 170 million in an area of 1,47,570 square kilometers. Bangladesh shares land borders with India to the north, west, and east, and Myanmar to the southeast. To the south, it has a coastline along the Bay of Bengal. It is narrowly separated from Bhutan and Nepal by the Siliguri Corridor, and from China by the mountainous Indian state of Sikkim in the north. Dhaka, the capital and largest city, is the nation's political, financial, and cultural centre. Chittagong is the second-largest city and is the busiest port on the Bay of Bengal. The official language of Bangladesh is Bengali while Bangladeshi English is also used in the government and official documents alongside Bengali. Read more on Wikipedia


In 1972, Bangladesh was the birth place of 1 globally memorable people, including Avijit Roy. Additionaly, 1 globally memorable people have passed away in Bangladesh including Bayazid Bastami.

People Born in Bangladesh

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Most individuals born in present day Bangladesh were writers (1),  while most who died were philosophers (1).

Over the past 100 years, writers have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Bangladesh, including Avijit Roy. Whereas, throughout history, writers have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Bangladesh, including Avijit Roy.


Overlapping Lives

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 1 globally memorable people born in Bangladesh since 1700.